“Adventure Is Calling II”

“Adventure Is Calling II” by Shane Black

Take another trip around the U.S. and parts of Canada through my eyes, with Adventure Is Calling II.

I was fortunate enough to spend several months this past summer traveling around the U.S. and parts of Canada, teaching workshops and shooting timelapse along the way. Since the trip was so similar to the year before, I thought it was fitting to dub this video as a sequel to Adventure Is Calling. This trip spanned just shy of 4 months, covered around 14,000 miles and led to this film, composed of nearly 20,000 still images.

It was so great getting so much feedback on the last video about how it inspired so many to get out, travel, and spend more nights under the stars. I hope this video will revamp those desires.

Special thanks to Arn Andersson for making an extended version of his song The Truth Beyond for me to use for this video. arnandersson.com

“In my letters to her…”

“April ended and May came along, but May was even worse than April. In the deepening spring of May, I had no choice but to recognize the trembling of my heart. It usually happened as the sun was going down. In the pale evening gloom, when the soft fragrance of magnolias hung in the air, my heart would swell without warning, and tremble, and lurch with a stab of pain. I would try clamping my eyes shut and gritting my teeth, and wait for it to pass. And it would pass….but slowly, taking its own time, and leaving a dull ache behind.

At those times I would write… In my letters to her, I would describe only things that were touching or pleasant or beautiful: the fragrance of grasses, the caress of a spring breeze, the light of the moon, a movie I’d seen, a song I liked, a book that had moved me. I myself would be comforted by letters like this when I would reread what I had written. And I would feel that the world I lived in was a wonderful one. I wrote any number of letters like this…”

― Haruki Murakami, Norwegian Wood

light thru trees

“Inside the Beginning”

“Inside the Beginning”

Directed by Danielle Bayer and Raphaell Rammé Roos
Narration by Castulo Guerra
This video was written and produced while traveling through Rio Grande do Sul in Brazil.

Narration:
“A new life awaits you…a life that you have never seen
Start going away…feel…without going anywhere
It is not a matter of looking only far as the eyes can go
Open your mind…heart…and soul
And when you meet someone…learn listen beyond what words can say
Look into your eyes…and see the immensity of feelings to be shared
When you begin to look more outside, you’ll realize that you’re deeply looking for yourself
Live every moment more intensely… touch…breathe
Know your limits
Overcome your fears
Fly higher
Dream and Believe it
Because the great secret of happiness…is in the details…
And ask yourself …What do you do to feel better?”

“American Bonsai”

“American Shokunin” from Ryan Bush

Shokunin (Sho-koo-neen) is a Japanese word used to describe an individual that aspires to become a master in their particular craft or art form. Ryan Neil falls firmly into this description, as he has been practicing the art of Bonsai for nearly two decades. In this short film, we get a glimpse at the broader thinking behind a professional American Bonsai practitioner, as well as some of the inherent challenges and aspirations that come along with the pursuit for bonsai mastery in America.

Join the movement.

“Trees” by Herman Hesse

amazing visions“Trees”

Written Passage by Hermann Hesse

Photographs of Trees

Post by Jennifer Kiley

Post Wednesday 6th August 2014

Dedicated to Uncle Tree <3 jkm

dragon underneath green tree

Dragon Tree

Trees are sanctuaries.

Who ever knows how to listen to them,

what tree looks while tripping on acid [lsd]

Tripping Tree

Can experience the truth.

tree geodecic

Geodesic Tree

They do not teach learning and precepts,

They preach, undeterred by particulars,

lone tree bg rolling green sky darkening

Lone Tree

The ancient law of life.

massive tree impressive

Educator Tree

“When we have learned how to listen to trees,

then the brevity and the quickness

4p a world in tree green

Green Earth Tree

and the childlike hastiness of our thoughts

achieve an incomparable joy.”

~ Herman Hesse ~

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Pink Floyd  Any Colour You Like

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The Chandelier Tree

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The Tree of Life | Stay Alive | Jose Gonzales | Adrian Conlon – Editor

<3 jkm

Amazing Visions: Epic Octopus on the Way

amazing visions
Amazing Visions: Epic Octopus on the Way
Vimeo Videos Discovered by Jennifer Kiley
Created on 8th February 2014
Posted Wednesday 19 February 2014
AMAZING VISIONS

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WHEN POSSIBLE WATCH VIDEOS WITH FULL SCREEN AND HEADPHONES ON
THE EFFECT IS SO MUCH MORE AN AWESOMELY AMAZING EXPERIENCE!!! :-)

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REFLECTIONS.
VISUALLY EROTIC.
CAR TRIP THROUGH GERMANY
HAVING A MOST UNUSUAL
VISUAL EXPERIENCE.
ENJOY YOUR TRIP!!! :-) jKm

The Way – kveten

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PREPARE YOUR SELF FOR A MIND TRIP
IMAGES VIBRATING CHANGING RAPIDLY
AWESOME AH!!! MOMENTS UNBELIEVABLY ARTISTIC
BRINGS BACK THE DAY TRIPPING MIND EXPANSION
SAY HELLO TO TIMOTHY LEARY ON YOUR VISIT
INSIDE THIS VIDEO ALL VISUAL HALLUCINATIONS
ARE ACCEPTABLE ART TRANSFORMING YOUR PERCEPTIONS

Austin Anijam 2014 – The Octopus Project “Mmkit” – Austin Motion Artist Group

austinchronicle.com/screens/2014-01-17/introducing-the-octopus-projects-exquisite-corpse/

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READ BELOW THE CREATOR’S EXPERIENCE
MAKING AN AMAZING VISION TO SHARE
WHAT NATURE IS AND HAS BEEN
BUT WILL IT CONTINUE TO BE?

The Epic Land Part 1 -The New Zealand Landscapes Timelapse – Beven Percival

Watch full screen in HD with sound if your device allows.

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Once again the lure of capturing the beauty of the wilderness landscapes around here has got a hold of me and taken up all the spare moments between my day job and kids. Preserved here are some brief moments of light and time that I have experienced over the last 6 months or so.

Every time I go into the wilderness I wonder how much longer will we be able to gaze into truly dark night skies. I wonder too if the way in which the climate seems to be rapidly changing will have an impact on the way that my kids and their future generations experience these wilderness places and the impact that it might have on this ‘epic land’. It’s all too easy to forget about those things in our busy lives.

I hope this time lapse show reel helps you experience a little piece of this epic landscape. What I am not able to show is the effort behind every scene and the great challenges that mother nature throws at you when you are trying to do this stuff. Even though every scene was planned in my head I don’t think any of them turned out the way I envisaged and often the conditions would get the better of me and my gear. On the flip side sometimes you’ve just got to be out there because you can’t plan when the conditions will present ‘a little piece of magic’.

Please leave a comment if you wish, I’d love to hear from you.

All scenes shot in the North Island of New Zealand.

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Amazing Visions: Altering Minds All In the Design

amazing visions
Amazing Visions: Altering Minds All In the Design
Vimeo Videos Discovered by JkM the secret keeper
Notations in CAPS by Jennifer Kiley
Created Post 26th January 2014
Posted On Wednesday 12th February 2014
AMAZING VISIONS

IMAGES DIVINE.
SITTING BENEATH
IMMENSE INFINITE
VOLUMES OF SPACE.
ENDLESS TIME.
GOING IN A CIRCLE.
REPEATING EVERYTHING
JUST SLIGHTLY
DIFFERENT.
DRAW TO ABOVE US.
FEEL THE PULL.
HOW SPACE CALLS TO US.

The Lonely Night – Colin Rich

Music: ‘The Lonely Night’ by Moby & Mark Lanegan
Cinematography & Direction: Colin Rich facebook.com/colinrich1 (deer-dog.com)

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IMAGES OF MAGIC.
NATURE.
THE NATURAL UNION
OF ALL
COMING
INTO VIEW.
CRYSTAL CLARITY.
VISUAL HALLUCINATIONS
OF REALITY.
A NATURAL PHENOMENA.

Into the Atmosphere – Michael Shainblum

“Into The Atmosphere,” is my tribute to the state of California and
the beautiful deserts, mountains and coastlines that exist there.
This video showcases a variety of national/state parks as well as
less recognized natural areas. The video also focuses on clouds, fog
and interesting atmospheric conditions. Although California is known
for blue sunshine skies, seeing a colorful storm cloud over Half Dome
or an incredible sunset at the La Jolla Coves is really a sight to
see. The goal of this video is to show these environments in their best
possible light.

Living in California all my life, I had as much time as I needed to
really capture the essence and beauty it provides. This video was an
ongoing project for about a year with an estimated 75,000 images taken,
and about 12,400 made it into the 3.5 minute piece.

My Grandmother Alice Harpin passed away during the last two weeks of
shooting this video. The film is dedicated to her memory. Without her
and the love of my family this video would not have been possible.

To create this video there were many nights sleeping outside, and
many days spent in the wild to embrace the environment and get to
the surroundings. There is a common misconception about Timelapse
shooters that we quickly set up cameras and go sleep in the car for
hours at a time, which is far from the truth. We are constantly
hiking heavy equipment through dangerous areas and spending time
camping in uncomfortable situations, I love it and wouldn’t trade
it for anything else.

Some of the locations are Mono Lake, Anza Borrego Desert, Alabama
Hills, Trona Pinnacles, Big Sur, Mount Laguna, Santa Maria, Yosemite,
Gaviota, The Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest, La Jolla Coves, Santa
Ynez, the San Francisco Coast, and the Santa Barbara Mountains.

Directed and Filmed by Michael Shainblum.
To follow and see more of my work please visit:

shainblumphoto.com/
facebook.com/shainblum
facebook.com/shainblumphoto
plus.google.com/+MichaelShainblum
500px.com/Shainblum
twitter.com/shainblum

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ART
ENTERING
THE SOUL.

PIXELATED
PENCIL.
WANTING
TO PLAY.

FIND OUT
WHO YOU ARE
AND BE.

ENJOY
IN
THE
DELIGHTFUL.

ACCEPT
THE
SURPRISES.

BE AMAZED
BY CREATING
SOMETHING
FROM NOTHING.

WAS IT EVER
JUST NOTHING?

PONDER
THE
POSSIBILITY
OF
IMAGINATION
BEING THE LAND
OF NOTHINGNESS.

WHAT
IS
CREATED
BECOMES
THE SOMETHING
OUT OF THE
NOTHINGNESS. ;-)

(c) JkM 2014

Design Starts Here – Director Elias Freiberger

Director – Elias Freiberger – eliasfreiberger.at

Music & sound design – Echoic – echoicaudio.com
We really enjoyed working on this beautiful film from Elias. Here’s some words from him

“Design Starts Here is my graduation project for the MA Graphic Moving Image course at London College of Communication. From my research into the motion design and graphic design industries, I have often discovered that many people place too much of an emphasis on software. I wanted to express in my short film how good design is in fact about coming up with ideas – that often start from pencil and paper – not just the tools at your disposal.”

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